Pseudocentrum minus Benth. 1883 Drawing by J.D. Hooker

Deep shade Cool Fall

Common Name The Least Pseudocentrum

Flower Size

Found in the Dominican Republic and Jamaica at elevations of 1500 to 1700 meters as a medium to just large sized, cool growing terrestrial with elliptic to lanceolate, acute to short acuminate, gradually narrowing below into the elongate, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the fall on an erect, glabrous, 2' [60 cm] long, rachis 8" [20 cm] long, densely many flowered inflorescence with ovate-lanceolate, acuminate, glabrous floral bracts and carrying non-resupinate flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Jamaica Vol 1 Fawcett & Rendl. 1910 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Antillanae Mark Nir 2000;